David Jacobs-Strain is a fierce slide guitar player and song poet, known both for his virtuosity and spirit of emotional abandon.
Eloise & Co. features the combined creative force of two of the country’s most sought-after dance musicians, Becky Tracy and Rachel Bell.
Joe Newberry and April Verch are masters of their traditions. For these veteran performers who come from distinct traditions and parts of the world, their collaboration is fueled by their kindred passion for bringing people together to celebrate traditional music.
The Rough & Tumble are a teeny-tiny traveling folk band who used to live in Nashville, Tennessee but now live on the road in a 16 foot camper with their dog, Puddle.
Lindsay McCaw and Aaron Jonah Lewis–both champion multi-instrumentalists and singers, and two-thirds of the inimitable Corn Potato String Band–are rolling through town, and stopping over for a Chenango Craftsman Session.
Presented in cooperation with Witness For Peace — Renowned Honduran resistance singer, feminist organizer, poet and performer Karla Lara performs with virtuoso jazz musician, pianist and composer José Antonio Velásquez.
Whether Irion is singing about Santa Barbara, Pittsfield or the Rapture, his sharp wit, telling description and brief character studies take us to a musical hometown of his own.
Jug band icon Jim Kweskin — singer, bandleader and founder of the hugely popular Jim Kweskin Jug Band — is known for his engaging guitar style adapted from the ragtime-blues fingerpicking guitar styles of such artists as Blind Boy Fuller, Mississippi John Hurt and others who were gaining fame during the folk revival of the 1960s.